Vauxhall names new UK chairman and MD

Feb 24, 2014


Tim Tozer pictured, a former president and chief executive of Mitsubishi Motors Europe and managing director of Mazda UK, begins work today (Monday) as chairman and managing director of the Luton-based company after Mr Aldred’s departure to parent company GM’s headquarters in Detroit to become US vice president, Buick-GMC sales, service and marketing.
Mr Tozer’s most recent post was as chief executive of Autobinck Holding NV in The Hague.
He will also represent Vauxhall on the Opel/Vauxhall Leadership Board in Germany.
President of General Motors Europe Karl-Thomas Newmann said: “Tim brings a wealth of motor industry experience to the Opel/Vauxhall organisation, a strong understanding of the sales and marketing functions and a wide knowledge of both operational and strategic aspects of the business.
"Vauxhall is an exceptional performer in the UK industry and we look forward to Tim building on the strong foundations already developed by Duncan Aldred and his team.”
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